Posts With The Category: "Mosquitoes"
By now you have probably heard of the Zika virus that has world health organizations on high alert. You may also have heard that a baby was born in Oahu hospital with microcephaly, a congenital condition that causes an unusually small head and incomplete brain development. This condition was directly linked to a Zika infection. This can be alarming, especially if you are with child. Here are the facts you need to know to best protect yourself, and your baby, as health organizations closely track this dangerous virus.
Older children and adults tend to have worse cases than young children, and sometimes serious problems can develop, which can include enlargement of the liver and failure of the circulatory system. In the worst cases, the symptoms may progress to excessive bleeding, shock, and death.